The Eucharist as Resistance to Consumption and Empire

“By offering the gift of Jesus’ flesh to the gathered multitude, Pilate confirmed Rome’s power over life and death. However, Jesus had foreseen the gift Pilate would make of his body and blood, and he preempted Pilate’s gift with his own self-giving. Whereas the spectacle of crucifixion bids the multitude to objectify Jesus’ flesh, the […]